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McCarthy calls time on career

Former Ireland second row Mike McCarthy has called time on his career on medical advice after the 35-year-old sustained an elbow injury.

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Ireland chief Schmidt opts for young guns

Joe Schmidt cannot wait to get a look at the next generation of talent after announcing a 31-man squad for Ireland's three-Test summer tour.

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Fit-again Conor Murray returns for Munster

Scrum-half Conor Murray has declared himself fit and raring to go after coming off the bench in Munster's final regular season game in the Guinness PRO12.

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Ross announces his retirement from rugby

Ireland prop Mike Ross has announced that he is to retire from playing rugby at the end of the season.

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England display was crucial to O'Mahony Lions call-up

Peter O'Mahony's performance in the RBS 6 Nations finale for Ireland against England was crucial to his selection for the British & Irish Lions on Wednesday, Ireland and Lions defence coach Andy Farrell has revealed.

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Gatland names squad for British & Irish Lions Tour of New Zealand

Warren Gatland today unveiled the 41-man squad for the 2017 British & Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand.

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Schmidt excited at prospect of working with O'Gara

Joe Schmidt is looking forward to working with Ronan O'Gara later this year as the former fly-half joins the Ireland coaching staff for this summer's tour.

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Best backs Henderson for Lions Tour

Ireland captain Rory Best believes compatriot and Ulster team-mate Iain Henderson has done enough to earn a call up to Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions squad after finishing the RBS 6 Nations on a high with a standout performance in their 13-9 victory over England.

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O'Mahony: Irish rugby is in rude health

With two provinces into the European Champions Cup semi-finals, Irish rugby remains in rude health - according to Peter O'Mahony.

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Ones to watch: Ireland

Joe Schmidt has never been afraid to throw new faces into the mix for Ireland.

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